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Inspired Villages: Ben Ling
Inspired Villages has appointed Ben Ling (pictured) as village manager at Great Alne Park, one of its Warwickshire-based villages.
Ling joins the company from the hotel group Hilton where he was most recently operations manager for the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham Brindley.
Located in Alchester, Great Alne Park offers 166 apartments and cottages in its picturesque grounds. Residents have access to facilities including a bar, restaurant, bistro, swimming pool, spa, gym, library and event space, as well as numerous sports and arts activities. The home also offers flexible, on-site domiciliary care services.
Commenting on Ben’ Lings appointment, Tom Lord, chief operating officer at Inspired Villages, said: “I’m delighted that Ben has taken on the role of village manager at Great Alne Park. His years of experience in the hospitality industry make him an excellent addition to the Inspired Villages team, helping us ensure our residents live the best years of their lives with us.”
Ling added: “I am excited to be taking on a role in the fast-growing retirement village market in the UK and working for its leading operator, Inspired Villages. I look forward to working closely with Great Alne Park’s residents and the local community to deliver a vibrant village centre that brings people together and improves their wellbeing.”